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Future of China’s Central-Local Relations

Fri, Feb 8, 2019, 12:00 pm

The fate of reform depends on those charged with implementation.  The challenge is striking the right balance between central control and local...

Audience: Free and Open to the Public
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Pathways to Violent Insurgency: China’s Factional Warfare of 1967-1968

Fri, Feb 8, 2019, 2:00 pm

Armed warfare between rebel factions spread across China after a wave of power seizures overthrew local governments in early 1967.

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Racialized International Order and the Rise of China: Evidence from Germany’s Public Discourse

Wed, Feb 27, 2019, 4:30 pm

Drawing inspiration from Said’s work on Orientalism and Gramsci’s conceptualization of hegemony, this paper explores how racial prejudice in the...

Location: A71 Simpson International Building
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Welcome

Chinese welcomeFounded in 2015, the Paul and Marcia Wythes Center on Contemporary China at Princeton University advances the study of contemporary China and provides substantive analysis from social science perspectives of the dramatic sociological shifts taking place in China today.

THE DIRECTOR

directorYu Xie is the Bert G. Kerstetter ’66 University Professor of Sociology and has a faculty appointment at the Princeton Institute of International and Regional Studies, Princeton University.

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Princeton University alumnus and Paul and Marcia Wythes Center on Contemporary China Advisory Council member James Mi has recently accepted an award by Forbes' The Midas List as one of the best venture capital investors in the world.

The seminar offers an introduction to some of the most prominent features of Chinese society, including work organizations, the education system, the urban/rural divide, migration, social inequality, marriage and family, ethnicity and religion.

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